Kalamazoo College
Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Tenure Track


Position Description

Kalamazoo College invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the Anthropology and Sociology Department. Expertise in Urban Sociology and Critical Race Theory is required. A background in cultural geography and a focus on the prison industrial complex is desirable. Ability to teach GIS or Quantitative Research Methods is a plus. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching, including contributing to the College's "Shared Passages" core curriculum (first-year, sophomore, and senior seminars), a commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involve undergraduates in scholarship both in and out of the classroom. Ph.D. (or evidence it will be completed by September 1, 2014) required. Salary is competitive and consistent with level of experience.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 which supports four college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Completed applications received by October 1, 2013 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed statement of teaching philosophy and goals, description of scholarly interests, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable) in PDF format below. Three letters of recommendation (in PDF form) addressed to the Social Psychology Search Committee, should be sent to ansoSearch@kzoo.edu with a subject line lastname_firstname.

Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Espelencia Baptiste
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI, 49006
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